America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 3: Things by Kirk Schriefer

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By Kirk Schriefer

4 booklet sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy interpreting and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yank event that may certainly curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but additionally inexperienced persons out of the country who need to know extra in regards to the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice country. even if the passages are restricted to an hassle-free point of language hassle, their type continues to be bright and genuine. Readers may be encouraged by way of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by way of the great thing about the Grand Canyon, fascinated about the paintings of the F.B.I., and surprised through the occasions surrounding Watergate. e-book 3: issues A: motor vehicle B: Baseball C: structure D: Democracy E: Emancipation Proclamation F: F.B.I. G: long past With the Wind H: Harlem Globetrotters I: Iroquois League J: Jazz ok: Kentucky Derby L: Lewis and Clark excursion M: Marine Corps. N: Negro Leagues O: O´Leary´s Cow P: Postal carrier Q: region Horse R: Ringling Brothers S: Statue of Liberty T: tv U: usa V: Veto W: conflict of the Worlds X: Xerography Y: Yorktown crusade Z: Zoos

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9) In Greece, citizens were eligible for a large _____________________ of executive offices. 11) Two _____________________ became the driving force behind the American Revolution. 12) Americans exercise rights to democracy by choosing representatives in a _____________________vote. S. UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU READ 1) The first democratic governments were established in certain city-states of ancient Greece. By the 5th century BC the city of Athens had emerged as history’s first democracy. ” Citizens participated in governing by being eligible for a large variety of executive and judicial offices, some of which were filled by elections while others were assigned by lot.

2) The early years for the Harlem Globetrotters were gruelling. Life was especially difficult because the players were African American. 3) The Globetrotters have become so popular because of their displays of ball-handling skills and the comedy they worked into their play. 4) The Globetrotters have had audiences with Popes and visits with world leaders, and have made people laugh and ooh-and-aah all over the world. The Globetrotters were on the Ed Sullivan Show. They made movies and had their own television specials.

UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU READ 1) The Harlem Globetrotters were founded by Abe Saperstein in Chicago in 1926. 2) The early years for the Harlem Globetrotters were gruelling. Life was especially difficult because the players were African American. 3) The Globetrotters have become so popular because of their displays of ball-handling skills and the comedy they worked into their play. 4) The Globetrotters have had audiences with Popes and visits with world leaders, and have made people laugh and ooh-and-aah all over the world.

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